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Massachusetts lawmaker plans to re-ignite tobacco purchasing debate

Many western Massachusetts communities already require people to be at least 21-years-old to buy tobacco, but Dedham State Representative Paul McMurtry wants to make it the statewide standard. McMurtry wants to re-file a bill to align the tobacco purchas
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Jan 20, 2017 22:05
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Texas, Washington Mull Statewide Tobacco 21 Laws

If legislation is approved, the two states would follow in the footsteps of Hawaii and California. Hawaii became the first state to set the legal minimum buying age for tobacco products at 21. That law went into effect Jan. 1, 2016, as CSNews Online prev
Convenience Store News
added Jan 20, 2017 21:54
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Texas, Washington Mull Statewide Tobacco 21 Laws

If legislation is approved, the two states would follow in the footsteps of Hawaii and California. Hawaii became the first state to set the legal minimum buying age for tobacco products at 21. That law went into effect Jan. 1, 2016, as CSNews Online prev
Convenience Store News
added Jan 20, 2017 21:54
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[Canada] Health groups want Alberta to raise tobacco tax, bolster anti-smoking programs

EDMONTON -- A coalition of health groups wants the Alberta government to raise the tobacco tax in its next budget and spend some of the money on anti-smoking programs aimed at young people. Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta said an increase of $1.50 on a
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 20, 2017 15:26
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[Massachusetts] Boston is 'least-friendly' city for vaping

To uncover the most and least friendly e-cigarette locales in the U.S., Halo, an e-cigarette company, looked at the top 300 largest cities and created a list of all the vape shops listed on Yelp. Then, it examined the existing laws that restrict e-cigare
Metro International
added Jan 20, 2017 15:24
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united vapes of america

we looked at the top 300 largest cities and created a list of all the vape shops listed on Yelp. Then, we examined the existing laws...there are now nearly 600 laws restricting e-cigarette usage across the U.S., this represents a significant increase from
Halo cigs
added Jan 20, 2017 15:23
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Tampa Bay Joins Growing List of Cities with Tobacco-Free Baseball – 13 of 30 MLB Stadiums Will Be Tobacco-Free in 2017 Season

Adding momentum to the national campaign to take tobacco out of baseball, the St. Petersburg City Council voted today to prohibit the use of smokeless tobacco products (like chew, dip and snuff) at the city’s sports venues, including Tropicana Field, home
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 20, 2017 14:55
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[New Jersey] Trenton council again postpones vote on raising tobacco purchasing age to 21

Trenton council decided Thursday to postpone a vote on raising the purchasing age of tobacco from 19 to 21 in Trenton. The legislative body also delayed a vote on the matter on Jan. 5 The new vote is scheduled for Feb. 2. City gave the measure prelimin
The Trentonian
added Jan 20, 2017 03:54
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[Russia] EDITORIAL: Vlad the Extinguisher

But Putin soon may grab a title that we envy — Vanquisher of Cigarettes. Here's why: Russia proposes to ban the sale of cigarettes to people born in 2015 and thereafter. Everyone older is presumably grandfathered in. Everyone else, generations to come,
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 20, 2017 02:41
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FDA's "The Real Cost" campaign found to be effective at preventing youth smoking

"The evidence released today once again, underscores the life-saving and cost effective benefits of tobacco public education," Robin Koval, CEO and President, Truth Initiative. "It is imperative that we continue powerful counter marketing campaigns like
PR Newswire
added Jan 20, 2017 02:40
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